The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.59% 1.40% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.87% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £319 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.85%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 267 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.09% 74.79% 83.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 168 268
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 6 £313 - 7
Taunton +23 1 - - 2
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) WPF
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) MVVM
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Kanban
7 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) Telerik
9 3 (13.64%) CMS
9 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
9 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Biml
3 2 (9.09%) Power BI
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) WATIR
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Application Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WPF
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
4 4 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) MVVM
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Telerik
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP